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Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:21 - Updated Tue, 04 Dec 2018 09:21

AfroCup: Petro leave for Gaborone without defender Mira

Luanda - Petro de Luanda left last Monday for Gaborone without the defender Mira, who is recovering from an injury and, thus, will miss the squad’s game with Botswana’s Orapa United team, on Wednesday, for the second leg of the first eliminatory round of access to the group stage that qualifies for the African Confederation (CAF) Cup.

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CAF Cup: Petro squad leave for Gaborone

Photo: Antonio Escrivao

Petro de Luanda’s coach, Beto Bianchi, said to journalists at the Luanda airport, before departure, that Mira was replaced by Edy Afonso.

According to the Spanish-Brazilian coach, although the result of the first-leg match is comfortable (4-0), the Angolan squad are not underestimating the adversary.    

“The team are confident about the qualification for the next eliminatory stage”, assured the coach.

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